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Free Knitting Pattern: Stocking Ornament

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern #: 60185AD
Rating: ****3.7 (based on 3 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)

SIZE: One Size
3 in. [7.5 cm]


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This stocking is a great addition to your Christmas tree ornament collection. Click here to see the companion mitten ornament.
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Color (A)

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 620-102: Wool-Ease Yarn: Ranch Red
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Color (B)

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To change colors, simply select color name from the drop-down above or else click the swatch you want to change and then click a color below
Natural Heather Fisherman Ranch Red Blush Heather Blue Heather Navy Denim Blue Mist
Seaspray Cocoa Cranberry Dark Rose Heather Rose Heather Grey Heather Oxford Grey Black
Mustard Eggplant Gold Avocado Chestnut Heather Forest Green Heather Paprika Pumpkin
White/Multi Wheat Mushroom White Frost
*Wool-Ease® (Article #620).
  • Solid, Heather, Twist: 80% acrylic, 20% wool
  • Sprinkles, Wheat, Mushroom, Rainbow Mist: 86% acrylic, 10% wool, 4% rayon
  • Glitter/Multi-colors: 78% acrylic, 19% wool, 3% polyester
  • Frosts: 70% acrylic, 20% wool, 10% polyamide
  • Prints: 80% acrylic, 20% wool
; package size: Solid, Heather, Twist: 3 oz/85g; 197 yd/180m balls
Sprinkles, Wheat, Mushroom, Rainbow Mist: 3 oz/85g; 197 yd/180m balls
Glitter/Multi-colors: 2.5 oz./70g; 162 yd/146m balls
Frosts: 2.5 oz./70g; 162 yd/146m balls
Prints: 2.5 oz/70g; 162 yd/146m balls

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•  620-102 Wool-Ease Yarn: Ranch Red
$ 4.69  
•  620-301 Wool-Ease Yarn: White/Multi
$ 4.69  
Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 7 [4.5 mm]   $ 3.60  
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Stocking Ornament

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®


20 sts + 28 rows = 4 in. [10 cm] in St st (k on RS, p on WS). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch


MB (Make Bobble) [Knit into the front then into the back of next stitch without slipping it from left needle] twice, knit into the front loop once more – 5 stitches. Slip the stitch from the left needle. Turn work and purl these 5 sts, turn work and knit 5, turn, p2tog, p 1, p2tog, turn, k3tog – Bobble made.

With B, cast on 20 sts.
Bobble Row: *K 2, MB; rep from * across, end k 2. Change to A.
Purl 1 row.
Work 10 more rows in St st.
Shape heel and foot
Heel: K 7, turn, p 6, turn, k 6, turn, p 6, turn, k 3, k2tog, k 1, turn, p 2, p2tog, p 1, turn, k 4, pick up and k 3 sts along edge of heel, turn, p 7, pick up and purl 3 sts along opposite edge of heel, p 1–24 sts.
Next Row: K2tog, k 8, k2tog, k 12.
Purl 1 row.
Next Row: K2tog, k 6, k2tog, k 12.
Purl 1 row.
Next Row: K2tog, k 4, k2tog, k 12–18 sts.
Purl 1 row.
Work 4 more rows in St st.
Dec Row: K 1, k2tog, k 2, k2tog, k 4, k2tog, k 2, k2tog, k 1–14 sts.
Purl 1 row.
Dec Row: K 1, k2tog, k 1, k2tog, k 2, k2tog, k 1, k2tog, k 1–10 sts.
Purl 1 row.
Dec Row: K2tog across – 5 sts.
Dec Row: (P2tog) twice, p1.
K3tog. Fasten off.

Sew side seam.
Hanging Loop: With A, cast on 20 sts. Bind off. Fold hanging loop in half and sew ends inside stocking.
With B, work 4 straight sts, crossed at center, to make snowflake on front of Stocking.
Weave in ends.

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k = knit k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl p2tog = purl 2 together
St st = Stockinette stitch st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together  

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Pattern Average Rating: ****3.7 (based on 3 reviews)
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Knit Stocking Ornaments Reviewed by anne victory on 2008-11-24 **
I tried it last night and had a little didn't quite turn out. I enjoyed the bobble part, but the stocking part did not turn out. I'll try it again and see what I did wrong.

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